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Executive Summary Insert - futuretemps: from kelly girl to kelly chemist

In 1946, Russell Kelly began a business that became Kelly Girls Services, Inc. Nearly 100 percent of its revenues came from placing secretaries and clericals in temporary jobs. Today, as Kelly Services, Inc., the firm comprises a range of temporary help, specialized leasing and contracting companies in 19 countries. In 1998, roughly 20 percent of its revenue was generated by professional and technical placements including biologists, lawyers, accountants, chemists, and computer analysts.

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